We are community members invested in promoting the business vitality of the local trade area by developing strong relationships with current and potential VHEDC investors, highlighting their successes,and promoting the trade area.
Committee Chair: Kyle Sommer
We are community members invested in promoting the business vitality of the local trade area by providing business resources and technical assistance.
Committee Chair: Debby Gustafson
We provide investing businesses and other business leaders in the area the opportunities to network, meet, celebrate, and contribute the VHEDC organization through annual events such as the Keith Warner Memorial Golf Tournament, Annual Dinner event, Taking Care of Business event, and the Northeast Metro Business Expo.
Golf Tournament Chair: Kevin Whelan
Annual Dinner Co-Chairs: Marguerite DeFore and Nancy Zylla
The Executive Committee is made of up the officers of the VHEDC Board of Directors. Their responsibilities include:
- Review VHEDC board agenda prior to Board meetings
- Assist the Executive Director in strategy planning and consideration of new initiatives and activities before they are brought to the Board
- Forward a proposed budget to the full Board for approval.
- Conduct an Annual Review of the Executive Director
Committee Chair: Kevin Whelan, VHEDC President
The City Center Task Force is comprised of local business leaders operating businesses in the City Center area of Vadnais Heights as well as local government representatives. The group works on projects to enhance the economic vitality of the City Center area.
Task Force Contact: Ling Becker, VHEDC Executive Director
We are committed to providing professional education and enrichment opportunities to the local business community. We focus on having businesses share best practices, ideas, and challenges with one another.
Committee Co-Chairs: Marty Welch and Kris Diemer